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evandewater23
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We traveled in a party of 10: 4 boys aged 5-12, parents in their 70s (one w/ memory issues), and two couples in their 40s. We loved the service, delicous food, live music, custom drinks & friendly manner of all the staff. Our rooms ... Read more
Musicfan11
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my 4th trip on the American Queen this year. Quite frankly, I found the music to be addictive! The whole experience is quite nice, but the music is the biggest draw for me. All the musicians are top notch. I especially enjoy ... Read more
Gypsewmn
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Over a year ago, I was invited by friends to join them on this cruise. They have done many excursions of one kind or another, but not I. We chose the Memphis to New Orleans because of the cities and length of the cruise. We spent time in ... Read more
djett
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
33 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our second cruise on the American Queen and based on our previous cruise had high expectations. A pre-cruise one night hotel stay is included in the cruise. We stayed at the Airport Marriott and it was very nice. The next morning ... Read more
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Rivertwin
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
A wonderful look at America's heartland on a beautiful steamboat! Food is excellent - the grilled salmon was moist, and the bread pudding with whiskey sauce a real treat! The cabins are clean, and chocolates on one's bedtime pillow is a ... Read more
vand1234
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
The brochure promised a week on the upper Mississippi in some comfort on a genuine stern-wheel riverboat with evening entertainment from the 50s-60s big band era. It didn't disappoint. Food and service were excellent and our top deck cabin ... Read more
ItheJD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Following our journey over from the UK and a few nights in Atlanta and then New Orleans we boarded the American Queen - bliss. We have river cruised in Europe, China and Russia (as well as a couple of Ocean cruises) and this beats them all ... Read more
UKHelenM
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
My husband and I wanted a quiet river cruise, and, thought the website for this Mississippi River cruise made the Steamboat cruise sound ideal for us. We also wanted to tie the cruise in with visits to both Memphis and Nashville. We ... Read more
taylordjw
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
We wanted to see the northern fall colors along the Mississippi River. Even though the cruise itinerary was changed due to weather conditions, the modified excursion was relaxing and very enjoyable. The wait staff in the dining room, Ky ... Read more
Bonnie R
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My river cruise on the American Queen was one of the best things I've ever done and that's saying a lot after a 35-year airline career! A Mississippi River paddlewheeler has been on my bucket list since the Delta Queen and Mississippi ... Read more
Judesterrev
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Such a relaxing, layed back atmosphere. The crew are so pleasant and ready to help or assist in any way possible. There was an issue with one of the premium excursions and they were quick to listen and respond to feedback. The food is ... Read more
brenrnc1
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I was looking for a cruise that would be stress free and relaxing. The American Queen fit the bill! Small ship cruising is my preference! All crew members were AWESOME. From the deck crew to the stateroom attendant (Theresa) to our ... Read more
new cruiser 2010
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
41 forum posts
10 helpful votes
North American River Cruise on American Empress: Positives-Lovely Riverboat. Very wide hallways. Large staterooms. Staff very customer-service oriented. HOHO buses in every port. Delightful cruise director team. Bikes available ... Read more
jsal
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Cruised from Cincinnati, OH to Alton, IL. There are various types of cabins to choose from. Our cabin had an outside door an inside door to the hall ( 2 entrances). Nightly entertainment, two dining times for main dining, but there is ... Read more
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gjeffries2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Cincinnati was not an option on this website to make a review, but cruise was Cincinnati to St. Louis. Loved every aspect of this trip. So much to see and do from Cincinnati along the Kentucky Bourbon trail towards Louisville and points ... Read more
seagoingRN
Member Since 2009
1 review
11 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We decided to take this cruise up the Mississppi River over the 4th of July; one, to celebrate the holiday, and two to see a bit of our country. The passengers were a bit older crowd and the overall dress was a little less causal when ... Read more
Gommy8
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We joined another couple on this riverboat cruise without much planning. Although we were unable to get a stateroom in our preferred category, the one we had was satisfactory. Should we travel with American Queen again getting the larger ... Read more
PaulaJP
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This is our second cruise with The American Steamboat Company, the first was on the Amercian Empress, now this one of the American Queen. These are the best cruises I have ever been on as far as food quality, relaxation, attitude of staff ... Read more
Geraldmacboingboing
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
2 helpful votes
We are from Oz and had sailed twice before on the American Queen, so this was our third sailing with a back to back from New Orleans to Memphis and then on to St Louis. We once again would rate the fourteen days as excellent, with a ... Read more
Wayno1
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
The boat was fantastic, the serving staff were quite good(Troy in particular was very funny, personable and attentive). The efforts that people went to for my wife and daughter to satisfy their dietary requirements was excellent. Getting ... Read more
MelbDemon
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
This was our fourth river cruise in a row having done the rivers of Europe in past years with Australia Tour co Scenic. This boat was significantly bigger in both people & size(400 pass v 160 pass) with significant differences in ... Read more
mattstur
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We had wanted to do a Mississippi river cruise for years and finally did it. I did quite a bit of research before we picked a cruise and I'm very glad we chose this one. I'm convinced it was/is the best. The embarkation process was very ... Read more
Orlando td
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
On a tour group..was staff tour director for cruise. This cruise was billed, like all American Queens...as a 5 star tour.....food, accommodations, activities. I'm giving it a 3 at best and that's pushing it. Nice enough people on board ... Read more
sarann1943@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
We had traveled outside the USA and wanted to see the south without driving. We embarked in Memphis and steamed down the Mississippi. The condition of the ship and our accommodations were better than we expected although the rooms near ... Read more
Kernst
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My husband and I sailed from New Orleans to Memphis with the American Queen. We loved the ship, with it's back in history approach to making the experience truly the way it would have been. The ship was filled with antiques, had lovely ... Read more

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